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9:54 am
Tue February 17, 2015

Northern Kentucky Couple Hits Jackpot with Identical Triplets

Jarboe triplets
Courtesy Liz Wells

A Northern Kentucky couple was shocked to discover they were having triplets. They were even more surprised to find out the babies are identical. According to doctors birthing identical triplets without fertility treatments is like winning the lottery.

On the kitchen table in their Northern Kentucky home, 5-month-old Carson, Ayden and Liam Jarboe are lined up in bumbo seats.  Mom Liz Wells makes sure each baby gets a full spoonful of mashed chicken and peas with oatmeal.

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News from WNKU
9:38 am
Mon February 16, 2015

Duke Offers Tips to Keep Winter Utility Bills Down

As we all try to make it through the cold weather months, Duke Energy is offering its customers some tips on how to save money and energy. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with utility spokeswoman Sally Thelen. 

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon February 16, 2015

NKU Students Create an App to Track the Carbon Footprint of the University for EPA Competition

Dr. Christiine Curran, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

A group of students from NKU is developing and app that will help reduce the carbon footprint of the university. Dr. Christine Curran is supervising the trans disciplinary team that includes Morgan Lyon from Environmental Sciences, and Carolina Marini and Jesse Hockenberry from the Center for Applied Informatics. The team will travel to Washington D.C. to participate in the final Phase of the EPA’s People, Prosperity and Planet competition in April. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Curran how the idea for the project came about…

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Earth Calendar
7:36 pm
Sat February 14, 2015

Earth Calendar for February 13th and February 14th

Move over, Punxsutawney Phil.  Groundhogs aren’t the only animals known to “predict” the weather.  Phil may be the most famous, but he’s certainly not the most accur

ate. 

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News from WNKU
10:11 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Economic Impact of Pre-Term Births in Hamilton County

Two co-chairs of Cradle Cincinnati, the coalition that is working to reduce Hamilton County's high infant mortality rate, say premature births are having a large short and long-term economic impact on the Cincinnati area. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.  

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News
6:00 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Black History Month Celebration Continues at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will be hosting a series of activities and lectures in celebration of Black History Month. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked spokesman Christopher Miller what they have in store for the rest of the month.(Get more information at www.freedomcenter.org )

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News from WNKU
4:23 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

Xenia Hosts Open House on Bike Path Extensions

This evening, Xenia, Ohio officials are holding an open house to discuss plans to improve the city's system of bike trails and pedestrian ways. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the project with Xenia City Planner Brian Forschner.   

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News from WNKU
10:50 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Good People Festival Partners with Local Artists and Musicians for "Show Your Love"

Rachel DesRochers; Co-Founder of the Good People Festival

More than 30 artists and musicians will be gathering for the Good People Festival “Show Your Love” event at the Southgate House Revival February 20th and 21st. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked organizer Rachel DesRochers why so many people are willing to volunteer their time.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Wed February 11, 2015

Earth Calendar for February 11th and February 12th

Brown County, Indiana will host the 5th National Maple Syrup Festival March 5th through 8th.  This year the Festival, which launched in 2010 in Medora, Indiana, is relocating to Brown County and will feature tree tapping, sap boiling, incredible foods and unique drinks using maple syrup as an ingredient.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed February 11, 2015

Mayor Nan Whaley to Deliver the State of the City Address in Dayton This Morning

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley will be delivering her State of the City Address at City Hall this morning. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked the Mayor what she’s most proud of accomplishing during 2014.

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